Bearing Witness to a City's Darkest Moments

In Cape Town, one of the most divided cities in the world, rival gangs are waging war on the city’s streets. While many of us are asleep, freelance photographer Leon Knipe, 56, is one of those documenting the nightly toll this city takes on its citizens.

Empty Shells: Inside the illegal abalone trade
Ridealong Episode 1: Gang and Drug Task Team
Ridealong Episode 2: GHOST SQUAD
Ridealong with Cape Town Metro Police Stabilisation Unit
Bearing Witness to a City's Darkest Moments
Empty Shells: Inside the illegal abalone trade
Ridealong Episode 1: Gang and Drug Task Team
Ridealong Episode 2: GHOST SQUAD
Ridealong with Cape Town Metro Police Stabilisation Unit
Bearing Witness to a City's Darkest Moments

In Cape Town, one of the most divided cities in the world, rival gangs are waging war on the city’s streets. While many of us are asleep, freelance photographer Leon Knipe, 56, is one of those documenting the nightly toll this city takes on its citizens.

Empty Shells: Inside the illegal abalone trade
Ridealong Episode 1: Gang and Drug Task Team
Ridealong Episode 2: GHOST SQUAD
Ridealong with Cape Town Metro Police Stabilisation Unit
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